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Councillors unhappy about the online publication of farmers’ CAP payments

A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers’ grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

McNamara wants more progress on protecting Achill from flooding

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Achill based Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McNamara this week raised the issue of a coastal protection plan for Achill at the West Mayo Municipal District June meeting.

Councillors want legal advice on LIS quagmire

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The elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District have asked Mayo County Council to obtain legal advice after a Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) work on a private road in Kilmeena had been held up, because one of the residents on the road refused to give their approval for the work to take place.

Wild Atlantic Way could be brought into disrepute if road is not fixed

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A source of funding to complete a major overhaul of the Currane Road from Mulranny to Achill Sound needs to be found as a priority, to improve safety on a key part of the Wild Atlantic Way, it was said this week.

Councillors unhappy about the publication of farmers' CAP payments

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A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers' grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

Excitement building for first ever Mayo Day

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Mayo will become the only county in Ireland to claim a day all of its own tomorrow (May 2), when the first ever Mayo Day celebrations kick off in earnest across the globe.

Councillors demand action on Carrowholly flood defences

With the one year anniversary of the serious flooding that affected parts of the county, councillors from the West Mayo Municipal District have expressed their disappointment that works still have not been carried out on one of the worst affected areas in Carrowholly. Independent councillor Christy Hyland said at this week’s meeting of the municipal district: “I’ll be very honest, the people feel abandoned by this council and I can’t emphasise it strongly enough. They feel totally abandoned. They were looking out last Friday morning at 7.30am at a 5m tide, I just wonder if there was a big wind what would have happened.”

Anger over lack of progress on speed limit reductions

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There was a lot of anger from councillors over the lack of progress on getting speed limit reductions imposed at sensitive locations at the West Mayo Municipal District, January meeting this week.

Mayo gets ready to shelter from potential storms

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Mayo County Council have their preparations well under way in case their is a repeat of the storm conditions that battered the county last Christmas.

Report due in early new year on Carrowholly flooding

Mayo County Council expects to have a report by early next year from the expert consultant group that was hired to investigate the causes of the flooding in Carrowholly in Westport last Christmas, that saw a stone bridge washed away and a number of people cut off by the tides.

 

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